multiple choice

 
QUESTION 17
Public housing built in the urban renewal period:
increased concentrated poverty
did not include sufficient resources for property maintenance
provided little sense of ownership
all of the above
QUESTION 18
In one of the video lectures, the “planned organic” describes:
a system of agriculture
a curvilinear street in suburbia
a form of communal gardening
none of the above
QUESTION 19
Neighborhoods in the traditional Islamic city:
were strongly influenced by religious and social custom
don’t exist anymore
are based on shopping behavior
none of the above
QUESTION 20
The neighborhood unit, as originally conceived by Clarence Perry, had:
apartment buildings at the center
shops at the center
stormwater retention at the center
none of the above
QUESTION 21
Ebenezer Howard’s Garden Cities were:
automobile-based
admired by Jane Jacobs
not well known Britain
none of the above
QUESTION 22
Transfers of Development Rights:
can help implement regional planning goals
do not require downzoning
are a preferred strategy of most governors
have never actually been used in the U.S.
QUESTION 23
Diversity at the neighborhood level, where people are living:
is the same as diversity experienced in large public parks
is not fundamental to sustainable urbanism
is a relic of 19th century Europe
is not the same as diversity experienced at tourist sites
QUESTION 24
One of the things that’s “new” about New Urbanism is that:
It has had to contend with suburban growth
It receives funding from government agencies
It authored a manifesto laying out urban development principles
It is exclusively about infill development
QUESTION 25
Neighborhood form in a transect-based system calls for:
rural zones to have larger blocks
urban zones to have smaller blocks
rural zones to have buildings that are further back from street
all of the above
QUESTION 26
Zoning ordinances in most American cities (the conventional kind):
are simple to understand
elevate matters of form over use
are highly patterned
are often focused on separation
QUESTION 27
Myron Ordfield’s American Metro-politics:
avoids politics
focuses on the relationship between metropolitan and federal government
analyzes fiscal responsibility at the regional level
bemoans loss of political power in our nation
QUESTION 28
Which of the following is true about “Neighborhood pattern and design”:
it was implemented by the new york regional plan
it is included in leed-nd
it was the obsession of modernist architect le corbusier
none of the above
QUESTION 29
The charrette process:
fails to adequately gauge community preferences
was used to generate the Hertfordshire Report
is not useful for regional planning
is unfortunately not included in the Charter Book
QUESTION 30
Which is true of Eliel Saarinen’s ideas about the neighborhood:
they were excessively large
they included strong reliance on light rail
they were a product of the 1980s
they included “diseased” tissue

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